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Sparks is for anyone that wants to spark their professional and personal life. Discover how you can ignite your potential and spark success.


From Intern to CEO! // Sparks S1E25 In the latest episode of the Interactive Workshops podcast Chris and Jonna are joined by Terri Loska the CEO of Dartmouth Partners. Tune in as we unravel the keys to thriving in the dynamic world of leadership.
From Chief Financial Officer to YouTube Star! #Thogdad // Sparks S1E24 In this episode, Chris and Jonna are joined by Stephen Ogden, better known as Thogdad. Sidekick to his son Theo with over 1.29 million subscribers on their YouTube channel the trio delves into the highlights of Stephens’s career as well as talking all things content creation.
Fuelling Success: Break Free from Burnout, Boost Your Energy // Sparks S1E23 In this episode of Sparks, we unravel the secrets to maintaining consistent energy in work and life. Chris and Jonna are joined by Partnerships Manager, Cassie Chan as they delve into her career experience in global companies such as Deloitte and Google.
Be a Better Leader: The Secret to a Happy Team // Sparks S1E22 Dive into the dynamic world of leadership styles — what makes a leader truly stand out? We’re dissecting the essence of teamwork within leadership, exploring the power of collaboration that propels teams to new heights.
No More Boring Meetings! Transform Boring Meetings into Power Sessions // Sparks S1E21 Join us as we uncover the essential good practices that should be a part of every meeting, explore the art of crafting a meeting structure that keeps things on track, and unravel the mysteries of internal versus external meetings.
The Making of Pioneers: Discover AIRBUS’ Visionary Approach // Sparks S1E20 Chris and Jonna are joined in this week’s episode of Sparks by a special guest – Lisa… from Airbus. Tune in to get insight into the launch of Airbus’s global graduate program.
Can You Blend Work and Family? // Sparks S1E19 Is it possible to cultivate a family work culture? Or do work boundaries restrict it? Join to explore the concept of family as a community that supports each other and examine the impact of hybrid working on family life.
The Secret to Impressing An Employer // Sparks S1E18 Curious about acing interview rounds? Whether you are a seasoned professional or just starting your career journey, this episode will help get you into a career mindset.
What is the Secret To Getting Hired? // With special guests from Bloomberg // Sparks S1E17 Unleash your career potential with Chris and Jonna as they dive into the world of early careers and application strategies with our special guests, Michael John (MJ) and Tara Cole from Bloomberg in this two-part series.
Bored at Work? This is the Solution! // Sparks S1E16 Chris and Jonna discuss how to know when to say “yes” to the next adventure as well as sharing stories of their own adventures in work and life.
Be a Better Leader and Presenter – Tell Effective Stories // Sparks S1E15 If storytelling seems intimidating, tune in to find out how you too can become an effective storyteller.
Grow Sustainably! How to Spark Growth at Work and in Life // Sparks S1E14 Tune in as we discuss IW’s incredible growth journey and reveal actionable tips for individuals seeking personal growth.
The Secret to More Effective Teams! // Sparks S1E13 Tune in to navigate the intricacies of working with diverse individuals and gain insights into the undeniable commercial benefits of face-to-face interactions, whilst learning how they amplify productivity and innovation.
Is it Ever Okay to Lie at Work? // Sparks S1E12 Should we always be honest at work? Explore the ethical and social dilemmas of workplace honesty.
The SECRET to Career Progression! // Sparks S1E11 From highlighting your accomplishments to expressing your aspirations the duo show you how to get ahead of a promotion by going above and beyond expectations and putting yourself out there.
30 Minutes of Marketing Magic for the Individual – Tips, Tricks, and Hot Topics // Sparks S1E10 Learn about Jonna’s marketing experience and spark discussion around the impact of negative marketing – even if it is effective does that make it right?
How to DELIGHT Your Clients – It’s Not What You Think! // Sparks S1E9 If you’re curious about how Interactive Workshops is currently delighting its clients, this episode is a must-listen.
What is AGILE and why do we LOVE it? // Sparks S1E8 If you are looking for a reason to take on a more agile working style or want to learn more about the benefits involved then give this episode a listen.
The TRUTH About Humour in the Workplace! Is Laughter Really the Best Medicine? // Sparks S1E7 Discover how Interactive Workshops uses humour to establish stronger relationships and why jokes help them to see the bigger picture.
The Secret Behind Setting Goals – Unlock the Secret of SUCCESS! // Sparks S1E6 Eager to learn how setting and achieving goals can empower you to strive towards success? This is the episode for you.
Doing This Will Change Your Life! Transform Your Workplace Culture! // Sparks S1E5 Today Jonna and Chris are taking a deep dive into the world of work culture. Does it exist? What makes it good or bad?
The Secret to Productivity! Get Home on Time! // Sparks S1E4
How To Succeed in Your 20s | Start your Working Life Right! // Sparks S1E3
WIN MORE: Improve your selling – mindset, inspiration, and approach // Sparks S1E2
The Secret to Unlock Your Motivation? // Sparks S1E1

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In each episode of Sparks, Jonna and Chris share their expertise and experience to help individuals, teams, leaders, and organisations ignite different aspects of work and life. Tune in for topics such as productivity, sales, collaboration, and more, and provide valuable insights and strategies to get equipped for the adventure of work.

Meet the hosts

Jonna Sercombe

CEO and Founder of Interactive Workshops, Jonna has spent more than 20 years helping thousands of leaders and hundreds of teams get faster, brighter, closer, and stronger.

Chris Lissaman

Chris is an ever-composed team leader and go-to guy for simple ways to solve big problems.